Temple Park Centre


The gym is now reopen following an upgrade to the cardio equipment. For more information, see Temple Park gym.

Temple Park Centre, South Shields.

Temple Park Centre are proud to be part of the Leisurewatch scheme. This provides training and support to our staff to help them recognise concerning behaviour and act to stop it, making our public spaces safer for all of us.

Getting here and opening times

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Temple Park Centre
John Reid Road
South Shields
NE34 8QN

Phone: 0191 456 9119
Email: tpc.leisure@southtyneside.gov.uk

 Temple Park Centre opening times (reception)
Monday to Friday7am - 9pm
Saturday and Sunday8.30am - 4pm

How to get here

By car

Temple Park Centre is located adjacent to the A1300, approximately 2 miles from South Shields Town Centre.

We have on site car parking which is security patrolled and costs 70p for the whole day.

By local bus services

Bus numbers 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 12, 30, 35 and E6.

There are bus stops at John Reid Road and the Nook.

By Metro

The nearest Metro station is Tyne Dock followed by a 10 minute walk.



Opening times
Monday 7am - 9pm
Tuesday7am - 9pm
Wednesday 7am - 9pm
Thursday7am - 9pm
Friday7am - 9pm
Saturday8.30am - 4.30pm
Sunday8.30am - 4.30pm

Gym at Temple Park

Temple Park houses the largest of our fitness suites. With close on 100 stations it has everything you could need to achieve your fitness goals.

Whether you are looking for cardio, resistance or functional equipment it has it all including a family area.

Family area

The family area is designed for children aged 8 to 13 years.

Children must be accompanied in the gym by an adult who is also exercising. The maximum ratio is two children to one adult.

Each child must have a family area induction before using the equipment. You are advised to book this in advance to avoid disappointment.

The family area is available during the gym opening times.

The entry fee is the same as a junior gym entry.

For information about using the gyms at our leisure centres, see Gyms.



  • Non member - £7.40
  • Get Active discount card holder - £5.65
  • Get Active Plus discount card holder: £3.10


  • Non member - £5.15
  • Get Active discount card holder - £3.10


  • Non member - £1.85


Find out about leisure memberships.

More information 

For information about using the gyms at our leisure centres, see Gyms.

Fitness classes

Book fitness classes

You must book before attending a class. You can book online or by contacting a centre.

Book a fitness class

Classes available

For more about the classes available, visit our Fitness classes page. 


Find out about leisure memberships.

Bar and Function Suite

Waterline Bar and Function Suite

The Waterline bar and function suite is available for hire.

To make an enquiry, please speak to a Leisure Development Officer on site or by calling 0191 456 9119.

Sports facilities


Temple Park badminton courts are now available to hire.

Table of badminton prices Prices (per court, per hour)

Activity (per hour)


Get Active Discount Card holder

Get Active Plus Discount Card holder

Adult Badminton 




Junior Badminton 





Temple Park squash courts are available to hire.

Prices for Squash sessions Prices

Activity (per 40 minutes)

Non member

Get Active Discount Card

Get Active Plus Discount Card

Racketball/Squash - adult




Racketball/Squash - junior





*Must be accompanied by a paying customer


The easiest way to check availability or to make a booking is by booking online.

You can do this through our STC leisure app or through STC leisure online services.

You must be registered with STC leisure online services and create an online account to book online. For more information on how to create an online account see help to register for online services.

You can also contact Temple Park Centre on 0191 456 9119.